Robert Draper has been a writer at large for the New York Times Magazine, for the last decade, where he covers domestic politics. He’s also worked as a contributing writer to National Geographic since 2007. For the latter, Draper has traveled to the all-male monastic community of Greece’s Mount Athos as well as to volatile corners of the world like Somalia, Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Libya.  For thirteen years, he was a correspondent to GQ Magazine, and for the seven previous years a staff writer for Texas Monthly.  Draper is also the author of several works of fiction and nonfiction, including the New York Times bestseller ‘Dead Certain: The Presidency of George W. Bush.’ A native Texan and graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Draper studied writing in the Plan II Honors Program and wrote for the school’s newspaper, The Daily Texan

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  • What are the process and intricacies involved in long-form magazine publishing 
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